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Hose Crimp Question

clindahl on Mon February 15, 2010 11:47 AM User is offline

Year: 1994
Make: Ford
Model: Aerostar
Engine Size: 4.0L
Country of Origin: United States

Hello fellow A/C Folks!


I need to repair and or replace a flexible hose section in the middle of a metal line on a 1994 Ford Aerostar. The host isn't readily avaiable, I'm sure I can find it if need be, but I enjoy doing things my self, so here goes -

I was looking at the 71550 - Hydra-Krimp (Basic Crimper) for purchase. What style hose ends do I need to replace on the metal tube for the crimp to be successful. From my reading there are two styles, a barb fitting and a beadlock fitting.

From my reading and searching online I need to remove the existing fitting (cut it off with a tubing cutter) and braze back on a new fitting. The tube is steel, and replacement fittings will be steel - depending on which style I need. I will be using barrier hose (standard not reduced wall) for the R134a system.


Thanks for any help you can provide!


Carl

TRB on Mon February 15, 2010 12:01 PM User is offlineView users profile

In the last few tables in the link provided are the ends needed to replace a hose section. Size and tubing type is what you need to keep in mind.

Fittings

Mastercool crimper is a good choice.

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